Ballistic expert to INN: IDF didn’t kill Al Jazeera journalist
Jul 7, 2022
…The [PA] claimed that Shireen was shot by a Roger rifle, a sniper rifle used by the IDF, a 0.22-LR-type which employs reduced energy and power, and is considered non-lethal at a distance of over 100 meters. In this case, however, the bullet not only penetrated her spine but completely dismantled her lower jaw. I have seen the horrible image of what happened to her. The Roger rifle could not have done that. This is a rifle known to be non-lethal at such distances, and certainly could not have destroyed her face like that. A wound like that requires a very strong bullet moving at a very fast pace.” The obvious conclusion for Shahaf is that: “the bullet was fired from a different and [more] powerful gun. READ MORE
JNS Major media outlets ignored eyewitness testimony on the death of Shireen Abu Akleh
But the analysis found that the bullet was too badly damaged to reach any conclusions as to which side had fired it. As a result, many questions about Abu Akleh’s death still remain unanswered. However, this has not stopped major media outlets from jumping to conclusions.